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ICU Management

COVID-19: Universal Masking in Hospitals

2020 27 May

The SARS-Cov-2 pandemic has all healthcare institutions scrambling for protocols to prevent virus transmission. The name of the game is to protect both patients and healthcare providers from the virus. However, every hospital has its protocol with respect to precautionary measures that have been undertaken to prevent transmission. While some hospitals... Read more

ICU Management

Tracheal Intubation in the ICU

2020 19 May

Making tracheal intubation safe for both patients and their health care providers. Introduction COVID-19 is a newly recognised viral infection which first appeared in Wuhan, China in late 2019. It is caused by a novel Coronavirus, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-CoronaVirus-2. For the most part it results in a mild, self-limiting... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19: Addressing Anxiety Among Healthcare Professionals

2020 08 Apr

The world is currently going through a major healthcare crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected people across different continents, races, and socioeconomic groups. Communities are quarantined, schools are closed, people are in social isolation. All these factors have literally changed our life.  But our healthcare workers are out there,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Affidea CEO Message to all Healthcare Professionals on World Health Day 2020

2020 07 Apr

Every year, on April 7th we celebrate World Health Day. This year, it comes at a very challenging time, when every person on the planet is grappling with this critical global pandemic.   Today, my message goes to all our healthcare professionals that are working day and night to keep us safe. When the whole world fears for their... Read more

Executive Health Management

EU Urges Free Cross-Border Movement of Healthcare Professionals

2020 30 Mar

On 30 March, the European Commission issued practical guidance to ensure workers’ mobility within the EU, in particular those in critical occupations to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.   You may also like : How To Manage a Remote Healthcare Team   These occupations include healthcare, food sector, childcare, elderly care, and... Read more

Executive Health Management

2nd World Congress on Advances on Addiction Science and Medicine

2019 24 Jul

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Executive Health Management

The Cost of Hospital Violence

2017 08 Aug

Healthcare workers are at significant risk for workplace violence. Data shows that between 2011 and 2013, nearly 75 percent of workplace assaults took place in healthcare settings. This is among the risks that hospitals need to plan for. A new report shows that providers spend billions of dollars preparing for and responding to violence both inside... Read more

Executive Health Management

Handshake Ban to Curb Hospital Infections

2017 05 Jun

Hospital-acquired infections are a serious and potentially life-threatening problem in hospitals, and the unwashed hands of healthcare workers are often to blame. One way to limit the spread of germs and reduce the transmission of disease at medical facilities is to establish handshake-free zones, according to an UCLA study.   "We are trying to do... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Staff Self-contamination High

2015 19 Oct

According to a recent report and editorial published in JAMA Internal Medicine, healthcare workers often contaminate their skin and clothing when removing contaminated gloves or gowns. The results of a study conducted by Myreen E. Tomas, MD, from the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center,... Read more